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Genetic Analysis May Help Diagnose, Treat Kids With Mysterious Developmental Delays

Genetic analysis makes another mark in disease prevention and treatment, as Canadian researchers discovered how it may help probe the cause of certain developmental disabilities in kids which continue to puzzle experts.

In new f...

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Ancient DNA Reveals: European Civilization Has a Near-Mythical Origins

Ever since the days of Homer, Greeks have long idealized their Mycenaean “ancestors” in epic poems and classic tragedies that glorify the exploits of Odysseus, King Agamemnon, and other heroes who went in and out of favor with the Gre...

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New Era of Green Electronics: Genetically Modified Bacteria Conduct Electricity

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst have genetically modified common soil bacteria to produce nanowires capable of conducting electricity at a level that surprised even the scientists themselves.

After yea...

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The DNA Of "Sunrise Child-Girl" Rewrites The History Of Americans

Scientists claim that a genetic evaluation of the 11,500-year-old remains of an infant girl from Alaska has shed fresh light onto the populating of the Americas. The newest finds suggest that the"Last Frontier" was occupied wa...

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Data Scientists Find Connections Between Birth Month and Health

Columbia University scientists have developed a computational method to investigate the relationship between birth month and disease risk. The researchers used this algorithm to examine New York City medical databases and found 55 dis...

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Gamers Beat Scientists to Making a Protein Discovery

Gamers playing the popular online puzzle game Foldit beat scientists, college students and computer algorithms in a contest to see who could identify a particular protein's shape.

The study findings have implications for video g...

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The Phantom Time Hypothesis — Do We Really Live in the Year 1714?

Students of the Middle Ages all know that the Holy Roman Empire was, in the words of Voltaire, ‘neither holy, nor Roman, nor an empire’. But did this agglomeration of medieval power and influence also saddle us with a bogus calendar? ...

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The Spirituality Hormone

The hormone oxytocin is perhaps best known for its role in feelings of love and social bonding. But a new study suggests it's involved in feelings of spirituality as well.

The study involved 83 men ages 35 to 64 who received eit...

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Why would scientists want to build human genomes from scratch?

Nothing can stay secret for long. Last week, more than 130 people met at Harvard Medical School to discuss making large genomes from scratch. The meeting was attended by a select group of researchers, lawyers, ethicists, engineers and...

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When Science and Religion Collide or Why Einstein Wasn't an Atheist

How has religion held up under the scrutiny of modern science? Not well, according to evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, who believes the only reason religion is still with us at all is not because it has inherent worth but becau...

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Thanks, Mom! We Inherit Intelligence from Mothers, not Fathers, Research Shows

A lot of fathers are going to hate this, but genetic research has found (people) probably get a log of intelligence from their X gene, the feminine one…The X chromosome has a thousand gene, and a bunch of them influence cognition. – D...

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Scientists Think This is Where Your Consciousness Lives

Harvard researchers believe they've discovered the physical seat of human awareness.

Scientists have

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Toxic Stress — What We Can Do to Protect Our Children from The Global Epidemic

The future of any society depends on its ability to foster the healthy development of the next generation. Extensive research on the biology of stress now shows that healthy development can be derailed by excessive or prolonged activa...

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The Human Energy Field and The DNA

Every human being has an energy field around their body. Some people call it the aura, or the luminous energy field, or simply the human energy field. The purpose of this article is not only to prove the existence of the human energy ...

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Humans Would Not Exist if Viruses Hadn’t Intervened in Our Evolution

In one of the most memorable scenes from the 1999 blockbuster hit The Matrix, the antagonist, Agent Smith, a sentient computer program, interrogates rebel leader Morpheus by ‘hacking’ into his brain. As Smith waits for the in...

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Breaking: Scientists Discover Cancer-Fighting Berry that Only Grows in Far North Queensland

Scientists have been surprised by the rapid cancer-fighting properties of a berry found only in Far North Queensland.

An eight-year study led by Dr Glen Boyle, from the QIMR Berghofer medical research institute in Brisbane, foun...

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Is it possible to accurately predict your future health needs?

The American public holds the attitude, “it can’t happen to me,” no matter the issue or suffering. While it’s honorable to be optimistic, the Seniorcare.com Aging Council agree that being too positive is like burying one’s head in the...

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Indigenous Australians Most Ancient Civilisation on Earth, DNA Study Confirms

Claims that Indigenous Australians are the most ancient continuous civilisation on Earth have been backed by the first extensive study of their DNA, which dates their origins to more than 50,000 years ago.

Scientists were able t...

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People With Rhesus Negative Blood May Be Not of This World

Studies conducted on rhesus negative blood types show that they are missing the Rhesus factor, a protein substance present in the red blood cells of other humans.

Theories suggest that people with Rhesus (RH) negative blood may ...

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These Parts of the Human Body Will Disappear in Future as We Evolve, Scientists Claim

In the first chapter of , Charles Darwin identified roughly a dozen body parts that he gleefully described as "useless, or nearly useless." Darwin’s catalog was far from complete — our bodies are littered with parts we don’t need. Let...

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Here is How Modern Science Approaches The Phenomenon of Soul

The Australian biologist Jeremy Griffith has provided the long awaited, first principal, biological explanation of the human condition, our capacity for so called ‘good and evil’. With the clarifying, biological explanation for why we...

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A Major HIV Breakthrough New Discovery Helps Scientists Kill Virus Cells

AIDS patients must endure a lifetime of drugs because the virus conceals itself in the immune system and reactiv...

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7,000-year-old wisdom tooth reveals the appearance of the first Europeans

Drawing of what the man could have looked like, based on the data recovered in his genes. (ileon.com/CC BY NC ND 3.0)

The popular picture of the light-skinned European hunter-gatherer is not accurate. DNA obtained fro...

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DNA Is Our New Data Storage Technique

Digital data, including videos, photos and text collected by devices is expected to hit 44 trillion gigabytes by 2020. At its current rate, the world is producing more data than the capacity to store it.

So, obviously, this can ...

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